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Re: [gNewSense-users] gNewSense for PowerPC?

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] gNewSense for PowerPC?
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 15:45:58 -0400
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Kevin M. Dean wrote:

> It's not "as simple" as fixing builder though I understand that work IS
> being done on that and progress IS being made. Keep in mind that once
> the installer works, packages need to be built for the architecture -
> gNewSense does not currently have a PPC repository for changes to be
> central.

It's basically the same as for x86.  Only unfree packages have to be
rebuilt (after removing proprietary code/trademarks).  We do need either
a PowerPC to compile on or a cross-compiler (can gcc do this?).

Matthew Flaschen

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